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Johnny Depp as Grindewald (image credit Warner Brothers)

JK Rowling Gets A Twitter Lashing For Casting Depp 

A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do, I guess. JK's gotta employ Depp and I gotta write about it. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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Is Sherri Shepherd Wrongly Being Forced Into Motherhood?

The former View host is embroiled in a court case raising challenging questions about parental responsibilities. Read...
Ariel Chesler    |   04.24.15   |   SHARE
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The Latest Proof That Men's Rights Activists Don't Actually Care About Men's Rights

A recent controversy at the Calgary Expo suggests MRAs care more about making opponents look bad than they do about discrimination. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   04.21.15   |   SHARE
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Public Shaming Of Britt McHenry Overlooks Bigger Issue: How We Treat Service Workers

We rely on the service industry and we detest it—likely out of fear. Read...
Jetta Rae    |   04.17.15   |   SHARE
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"Hottest Women In Politics" Story Is Everything Wrong With America 

Our weekly round-up of female politicians in the news . . . the good, the bad, and the ugly. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   03.21.15   |   SHARE
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6 Female Illustrators Weigh In On Sexism, Feminism, And The Newsweek Fiasco

"Without men's voices to talk over us, we have space to re-examine our lived experiences together." Read...
Katie Tandy   |   03.17.15   |   SHARE
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Urban Outfitters Continues Its Ugly Track Record Of Anti-Semitism And General Awfulness

The retailer has a long history of Jewish bias and hate. It's time to stop shopping there once and for all. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   02.11.15   |   SHARE
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On Sexual Power, Mike Huckabee, Beyoncé—And Wonder Woman

Rather than seeing Beyoncé's sexual performance as linked to destruction, we can consider whether eroticism might be an alternative to violence. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   01.20.15   |   SHARE
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